Directory traversal vulnerability in patience.cgi in Sophos Web Appliance before allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via the id parameter.
Published 2014-03-18 17:02:52
Updated 2014-03-19 13:48:30
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Directory traversal

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-2641

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2013-2641

  • Sophos Web Protection Appliance patience.cgi Directory Traversal
    Disclosure Date: 2013-04-03
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module abuses a directory traversal in Sophos Web Protection Appliance, specifically on the /cgi-bin/patience.cgi component. This module has been tested successfully on the Sophos Web Virtual Appliance v3.7.0. Authors: - Wolfgang Ettlingers - juan vaz

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-2641

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2013-2641

  • The product uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the product does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2013-2641

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